This inaugural Malbec from Alta Vista in Argentina is overripe. Reduced, gritty aromas of raisin and prune lead to a heavy, ultraconcentrated palate with baked black-fruit flavors. A hot, raisiny finish is just acidic enough. Tasted twice with consistencies.
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Spanish and South American Editor
Reviews wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.
Michael Schachner is a New York-based journalist specializing in wine, food and travel. His articles appear regularly in Wine Enthusiast,
where he is a longstanding contributing editor responsible for South America and Spain. Schachner reviews more than 2,000 wines annually for WE
and regularly travels to Chile, Argentina and Spain to keep abreast of the constantly changing global wine map.